Saturday, 23rd September 2023

Emir of Zazzau

18 Jul
Association of Traditional Leaders for Security, Peace and National Integration (ATLSPNI) has commended the move by House of Representatives to create constitutional roles for monarchs in the country. 
4 May 2022
For allegedly violating the Sallah tradition, the Emir of Zazzau, Ahmed Bamalli, has suspended four district heads. A statement issued by the Media and Publicity Officer to the Emirate, Abdullahi Kwarbai, pointed out that the suspension was with immediate effect.
13 Sep 2021
The coronation ceremony of any kind in Nigeria, from the Alaafin of Oyo to the Emir of Zazzau, and from the Obi of Onitsha to the Oba of Lagos, has remained a high point of pomp and pageantry
10 Nov 2020
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-rufai, has declared that the appointment of Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli as the new Emir of Zazzau was an opportunity for the government to end 100 years of colonial injustice.
9 Nov 2020
Gov. Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna State has said that the appointment of Ahmad Bamalli as the 19th Emir of Zazzau was an opportunity to redress a colonial injustice. The governor made this known during the presentation of staff of office to the traditional ruler on Monday. He recalled that the Emir’s grandfather, Aliyu Dan-Sidi…
9 Nov 2020
The Kaduna State government has urged residents of the state to turn out en masse and participate in the coronation ceremony of the new Emir of Zazzau, Amb. Ahmad Bamalli. Bamalli is to be installed as the 19th emir of Zazzau on Nov. 9, at the Muhammadu Aminu Square, Race Course, GRA Zaria. Alhaji Ja’afaru…
6 Nov 2020
Nov. 6, 2020 (NAN) A High Court sitting in Dogarawa Zaria, Kaduna State on Friday refused an application seeking to stop the coronation of Amb. Nuhu Bamalli, as the Emir of Zazzau. The News Agency of reports that the coronation is scheduled to hold on Nov.9 The suit was filed by Alhaji Bashir Aminu (Iyan…
20 Oct 2020
The High Court of Justice in Dogarawa, Zaria, Kaduna State, has commenced sitting on the suit filed by the Iyan Zazzau, Bashir Aminu, challenging the appointment of Ambassador Ahmad Bamalli as new Emir of Zazzau.
8 Oct 2020
Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has announced Alhaji Ahmed Bamali as the new Emir of Zazzau to succeed the late Shehu Idris.
28 Sep 2020
•Monarch’s demise exposed gov’s segregationist tendencies, says ADA The Turaki Zazzau, Alhaji Aminu Shehu Idris, may succeed his father, the immediate past Emir of Zazzau, Shehu Idris, as his name was among the three submitted to Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State for consideration. Zazzau Emirate kingmakers have zeroed their choices to three candidates, which…
21 Sep 2020
The Special Adviser to the Gov. Nasir el-Rufai on Media and Communication, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, announced this in a statement on Monday.
21 Sep 2020
Shock, grief, and eulogies came from across the country to Kaduna State yesterday as the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris, died in his Zaria palace at 84 years of age.


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